These deer pictured in rural Dewey County and other wildlife (and for that matter livestock and livestock workers) may have endured the worst of what winter will bring. After overnight lows fell below zero for more than ten nights straight, temperatures have been on the climb this week to a milder…
Dewey County was allocated $389,224, based on its population. Of that amount, $189,773.19 was received for the following eligible expenses: Sheriff’s Payroll: $123,068.44 Emergency Manager Payroll: $4,676.52 Nurse Secretary Payroll: $12,679.79 WarHawk Civil Defense Payroll: $1,706.80 Nurse…
Some municipalities and counties have not spent all the money that was allocated to them from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress in the spring of 2020. A story in the Topic last week detailed the situation for the Town of Isabel (page 1, Feb.…
With the number of new and active COVID-19 cases falling, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe moved to Level 2 of its COVID Response Plan last week, loosening some restrictions put in place in response to the global pandemic. Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier announced the change on Thursday, Feb. 18, but…
Plans are underway for a community art show to be held at the Timber Lake Museum March 19-26. Katarina Boysen, a senior at Timber Lake High School, is organizing the show as a senior Capstone project. There will be no entry fees or prizes. More details will be announced next week.
Petitions for vacancies on the Timber Lake and Isabel city boards must be filed by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26.
A one-vehicle accident occurred just before 4 o’clock Monday afternoon, February 22, on Airport Road south of Timber Lake. The driver, a juvenile, was not seriously injured. CRST Law Enforcement is investigating the accident.
Last summer we heard the prediction that by the end of 2020, we would have a safe, effective vaccine to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which had only been discovered, of course, in December 2019, before causing countless deaths and mayhem in the world as we knew it. I must admit, I was skeptical. Early in…
Have you ever listened to someone who is really good at something explaining that thing to someone who has no idea about that concept? There are two basic ways this plays out. One way is for the experienced person to not only explain the concept, but in the process, to ensure the other…
I sit down to write with a nubby afghan draped around my shoulders. The deep cold of last week’s polar vortex has passed, the nights of worrying about double digit negative temperatures over, hopefully, for a while. Other than a few chickens with frostbitten combs, all the creatures under our care…
McIntosh School teachers joined their students in celebrating 100 Days of School recently by dressing up as 100-year-olds. Pictured are 4th grade teacher Tiann Droog, SPED Director Annette Filler, 2nd grade teacher Connie Klaudt and 3rd grade teacher Brandi Maier. Submitted photo
Dewey County was allocated $389,224, based on its population. Of that amount, $189,773.19 was…
Some municipalities and counties have not spent all the money that was allocated to them from the…
With the number of new and active COVID-19 cases falling, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe moved to…
These deer pictured in rural Dewey County and other wildlife (and for that matter livestock and livestock workers) may have endured the worst of what winter will bring. After overnight lows fell below zero for more than ten nights straight, temperatures have been on the climb this week to a milder destination. Photo by Jon Flatland
The 66th Annual High Plains Regional Science and Engineering Fair will be held virtually at the SD School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City. Projects must…
Plans are underway for a community art show to be held at the Timber Lake Museum March 19-26. Katarina Boysen, a senior at Timber Lake High School, is…
A Cheyenne River Sioux man who was the subject of a six-day long missing person search has been found deceased. Justin William Reede, 24, was found on Feb. 19…
Timber Lake didn’t win its girls basketball regular season finale against Newell on Friday, but in losing a one-point thriller the Lady Panthers put the field…
The Timber Lake Panthers used a full-court trap defense to force a whopping 30 turnovers and successfully converted almost 40 percent of their fast-break…
Members of Timber Lake’s third grade girls traveling basketball team are (FRONT (L-R): Pazlin Ducheneaux, Jiel Mowrer, Kylie Lawrence, CeCe Cowan, Rebecca…
Have you ever listened to someone who is really good at something explaining that thing to someone who has no idea about that concept? There are two basic…
Last summer we heard the prediction that by the end of 2020, we would have a safe, effective vaccine to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which had only been discovered,…
I sit down to write with a nubby afghan draped around my shoulders. The deep cold of last week’s polar vortex has passed, the nights of worrying about double…
Leon D. “Boss” Reddog, Jr., 40, of Eagle Butte entered the Spirit World on Monday, February 15, 2021 at his home. A traditional Lakota funeral service was held…
Roy Ziegler, 91, of Mitchell died February 2, 2021 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell. Mass of Christian Burial was held February 5, 2021 at Holy…
Ronald L. “Bear Cub” Pearman, 67, of Eagle Butte passed away February 16, 2021 at the Cheyenne River Health Center in Eagle Butte. Funeral services were held…